08 November 2011
Larger food portions may be seen as status symbols
People who feel powerless may choose larger food portions in an attempt to boost their social status, a new study suggests.
The findings were released online in advance of publication in an upcoming print issue of the Journal of Consumer Research.
E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.
A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.